THOMPSON OKANAGAN BUSINESS NEWS

Canadians Generate 2 Per Cent Less Waste Than In 2002

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Despite a growing economy, Canadians now generate less waste on a per-person basis than we did in 2002, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent,...

Women Help Lead The Way At Ace Plumbing & Heating

KELOWNA – In 1979 when ACE Plumbing & Heating was founded, women in the construction industry were few and far between. Now, 40 plus years later not only are they deservedly a big part of the...

BCREA: Housing Market Activity Normalizing

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 11,070 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in June 2021, an...

Cocktails-To-Go Are In The Mix For Restaurants, Pubs

BRITISH COLUMBIA – Pubs and licensed restaurants are now allowed to provide piña coladas with pizzas and mojitos with main courses for takeout or delivery. As of Thursday, July 8, 2021, BC will let...

Joanie Gabriel A Focal Point At Westhills Aggregate

Penticton Indian Band Development Corporation Helping Build The Okanagan PENTICTON – At some point in construction, many of the companies building projects in the Okanagan for the past 30-plus years...

BC Employment Above Pre Pandemic Levels

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian employment grew by 231,000 jobs in June (1.2 per cent, m/m) to 18.79 million, led by a 264,000 rise in the number of part-time jobs (offsetting a small decline in the...

Okanagan Real Estate Market Still Hot Sellers Market

KELOWNA - Residential real estate sales across the region from Revelstoke to Eastgate Manning Park and into the South Peace River region still hot sellers market after record setting months, reports...

CFIB: Canadians Spent More At Big Box Stores

#SmallBusinessEveryDay Contest Is Back With 6X More Prizes To Encourage Shopping Local  BRITISH COLUMBIA – COVID-19 has made it difficult to shop small—a majority of consumers (60 per cent) say they...

From The Trenches Podcast: Jill Tipping: BC Tech

EPISODE SUMMARY Jill Tipping is the President & CEO of BC Tech. The organization is focused on making BC the best place to grow and scale a tech company. We talk about the ScaleUp BC initiative,...

Carson Air Acquired by Exchange Income Corporation

Carson Air Is Largest Provider Of Fixed Wing Air Ambulance Services In BC KELOWNA - Exchange Income Corporation, a diversified, acquisition-oriented company focused on opportunities in the aviation,...

BCREA: Real GDP April 2021

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The Canadian economy contracted for the first time in 12 months in April as monthly real GDP fell 0.3 per cent due to restrictions put in place to contain the third wave of...

Terrasense Analytics Awarded $199,754.70

Six month contract through the Department of National Defence’s Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program. ​ KELOWNA - TerraSense Analytics announced today they have been...

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